[JDEV] Message timestamping and route tracking

Steven Wagner steven at impulse.net
Tue Oct 5 20:23:16 CDT 1999

msg stamping should have all GMT times.  the client will do the time conversion
before displaying it to the user.

Thomas Charron wrote:

> Quoting Benjamin Holzman <bah at orientation.com>:
> > Daniel Arbuckle wrote:
> > If you add a timezone, you force every application which wants to use
> > the timestamps to do a timezone conversion.  I don't see what
> > information it adds, as well.  If you actually wanted to record the
> > geographic location of a transport, it should probably be done
> > explicitly.
>   either way time zone conversions have to happen.  Not many people keep their
> system clock at GMC..  Either it's converted on it's way in, or the way out..
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